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[caption id="attachment_178421" align="alignleft" width="300"] PPS Const. Janet Asselin poses in front of the same picture in Centre Block, as her MP father and uncle did more than half a century before. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade[/caption] Standing in front of the portrait of former prime minister Robert Borden in the House of Commons foyer, Parliamentary Protective Service Const. Janet Asselin was photographed in the same spot her father and uncle were pictured as the Pearson-era MPs

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More than 50 years later, PPS constable honours family’s place in Canadian history

By Neil Moss      

Plus, Vice's Supreme Court press freedom decision to be delivered Friday, and the former iPolitics publisher catches the acting bug.

Members of Lester B. Pearson's cabinet celebrate after voting on the Canadian flag in 1965. Pictured to the far left and centre are PPS Const. Janet Asselin's father Patrick and uncle Edmund Tobin Asselin. Photograph courtesy of Janet Asselin
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